Can I use nematodes to kill fire ants?

Nematodes. Photo by Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University and Bugwood.org
Nematodes. Photo by Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State Univ, bugwood.org

Nematodes have not proven very effective in controlling fire ants. Nematode strains tested to date cause ants to temporarily move away from the treated mound, but few colonies are actually …